pheasants

Honest is the Best Policy

David Taylor understands the need to occasionally control numbers of one species to help another, but says there’s little to be gained from refusing to acknowledge it

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Posted in Viewpoint

And Now For The Really Bad News

Motile Protozoans are a real trouble maker when rearing. Alan Pearson examines this enemy of the gamekeeper. Motile Protozoan parasites have long been a problem in the game bird industry, causing huge losses in some years. There are two organisms

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Posted in Game Bird Vet

Worms: Another Hidden Burden

Early or late, you don’t want your birds catching worms. Veterinarian Alan Pearson looks at the various types of worm and how to avoid them.

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Posted in Game Bird Vet

'Pheasants Fell Trees’ Says Natural England

Natural England and Yorks Sport Ltd clash in court over alleged damage to Special Sites of Scientific interest by pheasants released for shooting. How many pheasants is too many? That was the question asked in York Crown Court earlier this

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Posted in News

Coccidiosis: The Hidden Killer

Veterinarian Alan Pearson considers the best ways of treating Coccidiosis.

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Posted in Game Bird Vet

Game Laws

Clive Rees looks at how Britain’s archaic game laws have evolved and their significance from a modern gamekeeper’s perspective. There was a time way back when poachers could be hauled before the local Magistrate or Judge, who would hand out

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Posted in Countryside Law
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